macrocytosis

noun
mac·​ro·​cy·​to·​sis | \ ˌma-krə-sī-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce macrocytosis (audio) , -krə-sə- \
plural macrocytoses\ ˌma-​krə-​sī-​ˈtō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce macrocytoses (audio) , -​krə-​sə-​ \

Definition of macrocytosis

: the occurrence of macrocytes in the blood

First Known Use of macrocytosis

circa 1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for macrocytosis

macrocyte + -osis

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The first known use of macrocytosis was circa 1893

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“Macrocytosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macrocytosis. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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macrocytosis

noun
mac·​ro·​cy·​to·​sis | \ ˌmak-rə-sī-ˈtō-səs, -rə-sə- How to pronounce macrocytosis (audio) \
plural macrocytoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce macrocytoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of macrocytosis

: the occurrence of macrocytes in the blood

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